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Australasian Stamp Catalogue, The (20th Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dubbo, Australia, Seven Seas Stamps P/L:

Edition: 20th Edition

Seller ID: ANT46


Soft card cover, twentieth edition, book undated, 472g, 159pgs. An illustrated and priced catalogue of the stamps of the Australian Commonwealth, PNG, Nauru, Australian Antarctic Territory, Christmas Island, Cocos Island, and Norfolk Island. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Spine shows creasing and has started to split at the top, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Antiques & Collectibles: Buying and Selling - For Fun and Profit

By: Bingham, Joan & Don

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Rutland, USA, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc.: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ANT26


Softcover, reprint, 430gms, 267 pages. Written for both beginners and experienced collectors, this guide provides descriptions of some of the more prized antiques and collectibles, and explains how to find them and how to resell them. It also offers tips on cleaning and repair, auction strategies, how to set up displays, and how to find the best markets for your wares. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, ot... View more info

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Encyclopedia of Desks, An

By: Bridge, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Leichardt, Australia, Sandstone Books: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ANT68


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 850gms, 127 pages. This book provides a combination of design history and practical references for the collector. It includes images from museums, auction houses, private collections, and antique dealers worldwide. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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New Zealand & Pacific Islands Stamp Catalogue (1979 Edition)

By: Clark, Sally (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Australia, Stamp Publications: 1979

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: ANT50


Soft card cover, fifth edition, 416g, 176pgs. An illustrated and priced catalogue of the stamps of the New Zealand and other Oceanic islands. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Antique Buyer's Companion, The

By: Cook, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, A H & A W Reed P/L: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ANT1


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 820gms, 208 pages.This book covers australiana, art deco figures, dolls, ivory, firearms, miniatures, photography, prints, hardstone carvings, bronze, snuff bottles, musical boxes, treen, medals, oriental carpets, clocks, fans, pewter and much much more. The author shows how to identify period by style and compares items with the best. Book includes over 160 illustrations, many outstanding colour plates... View more info

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Coins of the World 1750-1850

By: Craig, William D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, USA, Whitman Publishing Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ANT57


Hardcover with dark green boards, first edition, 1030g, 756pgs. The book is arranged in two parts. Part 1 covers coins of the western world including Australia. Part 2 includes coins of africa and asia. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear. Rear board is starting to come away from internal endpapers and webbing is showing, otherwise no other pre-loved ... View more info

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Antique Collector's Directory of Period Detail: How to Identify the Characteristic Shapes and Styles of Different Periods

By: Davidson, Paul

Price: $39.00

Publisher: London, England, New Burlington Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ANT5


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1295gms, 224 pages. Handsome , full-colour photos, clearly labelled line drawings, and an enlightening text show you how to identify chairs, tables, bureaus, coffee pots, teapots, candlesticks, glassware, porcelain and a host of other antiques, according to their historical period. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with o... View more info

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English Silver (Collectors' Blue Books)

By: Dennis, Jessie McNab

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Studio Vista Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ANT41


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 274g, no page numbers. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside from endpaper. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only moderate shelf wear and scuffing. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Christie's Rock & Pop Memorabilia

By: Doggett, Peter; Hodgson, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, USA/ London, Great Britain, Billboard Books/ Pavillion Books Limited: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ANT20


Hardcover with aqua boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,325gms, 192 pages, Aqua coloured endpapers. Christie's Rock and Pop Memorabilia includes items as wide-ranging as Eric Clapton's prized Fender Stratocaster, Elvis Presley's love letters, Elton John's cars and Madonna's famous black bustier. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with no visible shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-l... View more info

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Money of the World

By: Doty, Richard G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ANT33


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1175gms, 240 pages. This book is an authoritative survey of coins and paper currency, from the invention of money in antiauity to its questionable future in the Age of Credit Cards. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may... View more info

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Pipe Book, The

By: Dunhill, Alfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Lyons Press: 1999

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ANT72


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, facsimile edition, 600gms, 262 pages. A facsimile of the definitive work on the subject of pipes on its 75th anniversary of publication. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pipe Book, The

By: Dunhill, Alfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Lyons Press: 1999

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ANT73


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, facsimile edition, 600gms, 262 pages. A facsimile of the definitive work on the subject of pipes on its 75th anniversary of publication. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Royal Doulton Character & Toby Jugs

By: Eyles, Desmond

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, England, Royal Doulton Tableware Limited: 1979

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000446


Hardcover with light brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition not stated, 1115gms, 164 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Royal Doulton Figures: Produced at Burslem C1890-1978

By: Eyles, Desmond; Dennis, Richard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent, England, Royal Doulton Tableware Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ANT74


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 2400gms, 432 pages, blue endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear and a few creases, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 2kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Antiques

By: Fry, Plantagenent. Somerset

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Optimum Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ANT65


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint edition, 1645gms, 320 pages, coloured green endpapers. This splendidly comprehensive book, lavishly illustrated, gives a host of hints on what to look for, and provides ideas for things to collect, without needing to be a millionaire. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and ma... View more info

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Standard Australian Coin Catalogue, The (1966 Decimal Currency Edition)

By: Gartner, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Hawthorn Press: 1966

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: ANT42


Soft card cover, edition not stated, 34g, 16pgs. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Quite a few entries have been marked off with a tick or a number in pen or pencil throughout by a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Collector's Book of Dolls, The

By: Gerwat-Clark, Brenda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, New Burlington Books: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000435


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 752gms, 128 pages. Dolls through the ages - where to buy them and what to look for. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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British Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue 1974

By: Gibbons, Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Stanley Gibbons Publications: 1974

Edition: Seventy-sixth Edition

Seller ID: ANT63


Hardcover, no dust jacket, seventy-sixth edition, 1215gms, 806 pages. This is the standard guide to postage stamp values in Britain and the British Commonwealth. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen marking from the previous owner on the inside front page. Boards are in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping and scuffing particularly... View more info

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Stamps of the World 1972

By: Gibbons, Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Stanley Gibbons Ltd: 1972

Edition: Thirty-Seventh Edition

Seller ID: ANT64


Hardcover, no dust jacket, thirty-seventh edition, 2400gms, 1959 pages. Widely accepted as the standard work of reference, this unique volume provides a straightforward listing with prices of the postage stamps of the whole world. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and scuffing particularly to edges a... View more info

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Stanley Gibbons Simplified Catalogue: Stamps of the World 1986 Edition - Volume 1 - Countries A-J

By: Gibbons, Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Stanley Gibbons Publications Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1986 Edition

Seller ID: ANT21


Hardcover with pictorial boards, 1986 edition, 2165gms, 1087 pages. An illustrated and priced two-volume guide to the postage stamps of the whole world, excluding changes of paper, perforation, shade and watermark. Book is in fair condition heavy general wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Cover shows fading to spine and has been reinforced with tape. This is an ex-library book with the associated stampings and markings. Some pages have blue ... View more info